Heather McKay

Heather McKay was undefeated in competitive squash matches between 1962 and 1981, when she retired from active open squash.

She won the British Women’s Squash Championship a record 16 times, and the Australian Women’s Squash Championships for 14 consecutive years.

She is a member of the World Squash Hall of Fame and the Australian Sports Hall of Fame. Heather was also named in the Australian Women’s Hockey Team in 1967 and 1971, and has been the USA Women’s Professional Racquet-ball Champion three times. In 1985 Heather was named coach of the Australian Institute of Sport Squash Division, and has remained actively involved in the sport.

1962-81           Undefeated in competitive squash matches

1967         ABC Sportsman of the Year

1985         Inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame



Born: 31 July 1941

Inducted: 1995


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